Announcing our 2017 lineup!




HCCDF is thrilled to announce its 2017 participants! From 124 works submitted by 71 companies, producers Nicole Gifford and Melissa Mallinson have curated an extraordinary lineup of 20 dynamic contemporary dance groups from across the city, region, and country.


Friday 9/8 and Saturday 9/9

Aerial Dance Chicago (Chicago, IL)
The Dance COLEctive (Chicago, IL)
Agua Dulce Dance Theater (Richmond, VA)
Dmitri Peskov (Ephraim, UT)
Paige Calderella (Chicago, IL)
Jordan Reinwald and Osnel Delgado Wambrug (Chicago, IL and Havana, Cuba)
Maya Taylor Dance (New Orleans, LA)
Emma Draves (Chicago, IL)
Giordano II (Chicago, IL)
Jennifer Glaws (Minneapolis, MN)

Friday 9/15 and Saturday 9/16

Synapse Arts (Chicago, IL)
Elements Contemporary Ballet (Chicago, IL)
Brady Van Patten and Zachary Bird (Chicago, IL)
RE|Dance Group (Chicago, IL)
Jesse Factor (Iowa City, IA)
Brandon Coleman (Chicago, IL)
Rebecca McLindon Blanchard (Chicago, IL)
Corinne Imberski (Chicago, IL)
Ariel Lembeck (New York, NY)
Aaron McGloin Dance (New York, NY)

Learn more about these incredible artists at our website hccdf.com!

Save the dates!

September 8-9 and 15-16, 2017
8:00PM

Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn
Chicago, IL

Pictured (top) Giordano II, photo by Kristie Kahns. Pictured (bottom) Aaron McGloin Dance, photo by Mickey Hoelscher

HCCDF is produced by Nicole Gifford Dance and ology dance/Melissa Mallinson.

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